Japhet School conducts the following emergency drills to be best prepared for an emergency situation. In the event of a real emergency, parents/guardians will be notified as soon as possible. Japhet School has a complete emergency manual that may be viewed upon request.
The Head of School, Kerri Vizena, conducts each drill with support of the administrative staff. Local police or fire department officers often attend our drills. Law requires us to post each scheduled drill after it takes place.
All schools are required to conduct five fire drills. Fire drills that have occurred this school year are as follows:
September 16, 11:15 AM
October 16, 9:15 AM
November 21, 9:30 AM
Two more drills are scheduled for 2019/2020
All schools are required to conduct two tornado drills. We also respond to the extreme weather warning siren that is sounded off outdoors by the county every spring. Tornado drills that have occurred this school year are as follows:
September 17, 10 AM
One more in-house tornado drill is scheduled for 2019/2020, plus the countywide drill in spring.
All schools are required to conduct three shelter-in-place (lockdown) or evacuation drills, one of which is a building evacuation to an off-site location. These drills that have occurred this school year are as follows:
September 27, 10:30 AM
Two more shelter or evacuation drills are scheduled for 2019/2020.
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